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>> this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. detroit is bankrupt. >>> a judge made it official today. current bills will be paid but pensions are due to be cut. a new look at the death of yasser arafat. experts say the palestinian leader was not poisoned. and the moment that divers found a shipwreck survivor right after the tugboat sank. it is, indeed, a momentous day. that is how a federal judge ended the hearing announcing that detroit is available t bece a bankrupt city. it is $18 billion in debt but not without potentially hurting pensioners. we're in detroit, diane, the big question now is moving forward how long does this whole process take? >> we're likely to see a reorganization plan in a month or so. but it is likely to be met with opposition from current municipal employees. >> reporter: the judge gave detroit state appointed emergency manager to file bankruptcy. outside the courts were protesters. >> services, pensions will be on the chopping block, our art institutes the water. >> it may be the only way to b
for a national strike. >>> tonight, crews are working to clear the scene of a train crash in new york city that de-railed on its way to manhattan. at least four people are dead, 63 more hurt of those, at least 11 are in critical condition tonight. al jazeera kimberly dukehardt has the latest from the bronx. >> fire fighters, police and the ntsb could not working through the night, checking the tracks, the actual train cars, mechanical equipment, communication equipment, to try to figure out what went horrible wrong. the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this suburban commuter train in northern new york city. the crash happened early sunday morning. >> incidentally, we have reco recovered the event recorder and downloaded the data off of the locomotive. we haven't had a chance to analyze it or verify it at this point. >> officials say the train was carrying about 150 passengers and heading to new york's granted central terminal. >> there was screaming and people trying out to god and asking for their families. it was pretty gruesome. >> it de-railed on a curved s
has ruled that the city of detroit should be protected from its critics is making it the first time in us history the demand to see t has been to that post. detroit's had filed for bankruptcy protection more than four months ago that the coalition including the type to key employees digital kits. i believe since i came to office of. with a crisis that we head. this was inevitable i don't think any buy the necessary wanted to go in this direction. but now that we are here it's more important that we work together as opposed to continuing to fight each other. well we're very pleased. we remain very concerned about the need to adjust the city's debt. to prove this level of services for its citizens. it's also the city to add to this receivership. in a fashion that restores democracy. to the city. detroit wants to become a key safety has been in decline for yes. employees have fit the judge's ruling as the tensions are likely to be certain to be the communities around japan has crippled the cushy main uk account still waiting for that night's tour attend to some kind of humanity. a thou
the city of detroit to proceed with its bankruptcy filing and shed up to $18 billion in debt. it's the largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history. the judge turned aside challenges from unions, pension funds and retirees who stand to have benefits cut. later, retiring mayor dave bing called for all parties to work together. >> we have got to start changing the conversation and we can't think that bankruptcy is the worst thing that ever happened to us. it can help us now because it will allow us once again to deal with the things that should have been dealt with over the last 20 or 30 years. the city cannot go forward with the kind of debt and liabilities that we have on our balance sheet. >> >> ifill: detroit's emergency manager, kevin orr, has said the city is now using 40 cents of every dollar collected to pay its debts. he warns that figure could rise to 65 cents without bankruptcy relief. >> major cuts in retirement benefits for thousands of state employees, and retirees, the legislature approved a bill that also raises the state retirement age. it is the latest effort to help
's look back on the day's events right in the center of the ukrainian capital. in the city center it does feel like a revolution is underway. the city hall has become a headquarters for protestors. all day people came in, just have a liquor enjoy the food and hot drinks, or -- look, or enjoy the food and hot drinks. the carpet won't get damaged in these extraordinary times. the problem for the opposition is where do they go from here? how do they turn occupation into political victory? >> translator: the way to resolve this crisis is through early presidential and parliamentary elections. we want a new confidence resolution in the government of ukraine. this government should resign. >> pictures have emerged from sunday night that show that police were at times brutal in their treatment of protestors and journalists. anton was among dozens who were beaten by police. this is all that's left of his camera. officials say 35 were hurt by police, some in hospital. grim routine of life and a cold winter, this is where we met tatiana, selling cabbage and very much in favor of political change.
strike and tells the prime minister she must resign. >> tonight rescuers in new york city are uprighting toppled train cars, searching for more victims in the deadly train crash. the train derailed in the bronx on the way to manhattan. at least four are dead. there are 63 confirmed injuries. 11 are listed in critical condition. >> al jazeera's kilmeny duchardt is live at the scene. what is the latest on the investigation? >> tonight, on this very chilly night, firefighters, police, crews and the mtsb are combing through every part of the scene down there right now, looking at the tracks, the mechanical equipment, the communication equipment to try to figure out what went horribly wrong. >> the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this train. it happened early sunday morning. >> we have recovered the event recorder of the cab car. we downloaded the data off the loko motive. we have not had a chance to analyse it at this point. >> the train was carrying about 150 passengers, heading to new york's grand central station. >> the injuries are consistent with broken bon
saying essentially the came thing. they were able to get in very high profile areas in the city, but he said the fight is not over. and in some respect it will kick back in again after the king's birthday on thursday. >>> reports from north korea suggests that the leader has sacked an important power broker. gerald tan reports that it has government officials in south korea wondering how this could effect the future leadership. i'm sorry, we seem to have loss that report, we'll get back to it as soon as we can -- time now to cross to london for the news from europe. let's join lauren taylor. >>> thank you very much. starting with events in ukraine where the opposition has tried but failed to force a vote of no confidence. but the prime minister has apologized by some of the violence by riot police. demonstrators keep up the pressure on the government. our correspondent is in independence square. rory over to you. >> reporter: in the end, lauren, it wasn't even very close, the opposition are a minority in the european parliament. they needed to push through a boundary of 225 votes to get
in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
a business in a bankrupt city. detroit opens its very first distillery in 100 years. ♪ good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan live from new york. this morning 26,000 commuters in new york city suburbs have to find another way to get to work. this after a train derailed yesterday just outside of manhattan. the accident left four dead and dozens injured and ntsb investigators have now recovered the train's data recorder and trying to determine exactly what caused the crash. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> reporter: the train jumped the tracks just as it was getting ready to leave the bronx and cross into manhattan and 7 cars derailed with the lead car feet away from the hudson river. it happened along a curved section of the track and trying to figure out the excessive speed played a role. an al jazeera's john is here live from the bronx, john? >> morgan good morning. the hudson line of metro north railroad is one of the busiest commuter rail routes in the world. 2
liabilities detroit's bankruptcy plan, the ruling allowing the city to cut retiree pensions. >> joe biden's trying to find a diplomatic solution over disputes between china and japan. >> he's alive. >> what started as a recovery mission becomes a stunning rescue. the sole survivor of a capsize at sea stuck from days on the bottom of the atlantic. >>> a good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. it's good to have you with us. i'm drait. in a major development. the engineer of the train apparently admitted to a nunion representative that he nodded off at the controls. it happened while the train travelled at 82 miles per hour. the ntsp removed the commoout ear rail employees union, citing a breach of confidentiality when they talked to the media. >> al jazeera correspondent has the latest on the investigation. >> for the first time since the metro north train derailment leaving four dead and dozens injured attention is shifting from mechanical failure, focussing on the train's engineer. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functions properly. >>
of the protests in the center of the city in defiance of their government calling for its resignation. and waving the flag of the european union in many cases. tonight the protesters have had a boost. the german ambassador has arrived. he was due for a conference, and he has met with opposition leaders and said ukraine's route to europe is still hope. i would imagine that the group behind me would be happy about that. >> reporter: the churches of kiev are packed as people look for reassurance and spiritual support. many of those who come to pray have been taking part in the demonstrations in the nearby streets. and protesters who come from other parts of ukraine have been sleeping in the grounds of st. michael's cathedral. >> the church is not involved in politics. we don't take sides. but we do have a role to to support those in need. we have to open our doors. this is our mission. >> but at a nearby square priest have joined the protest movement. take a look at how organized everything is. this is where you can make a donation to the cause. opposition parties and activists ensure this money is
been. a monumentel ruling for the motor city, a judge decides if detroit can file for bankruptcy today. resignation rejected, thailand's prime minister refuses to step down as antigovernment protesters storm her office building. and protection from poachers, how the illegal ivory trade is threatening elephants. ♪ 82 miles per hour, that is how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was traveling before i derailed sunday outside new york city. the train was heading into a dangerous curve and should have been going 30 miles per hour. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, it's good to have you with us, i'm thomas. crews used heavy equipment to clear the crash scene and turned the derailed cars upright and put them back on the tracks. al jazeera erica has the latest on the investigation and good morning. >> investigators say over the next few days the rail cars and train will be moves to a secure location for a more detailed examination. at this point they have not determined if the train wreck which killed four people and injured 60 others was the result of facility b
area. >> thank you very much. that's joseph cheng from city university in hong kong. thank you. >>> now, anti-government protesters marched towards the royal thai headquarters in bangkok, despite a truce with authorities, handing the police a letter, calling for an investigation into the death v four protesters. the thai capital saw huge protests for the past 11 days. meanwhile a clean-up operation is under way in bangkok. the nation is preparing to mark the king's birthday on thursday. scott heidler has more. >> and just 24 hours it went from rows of riot police to rows of street sleepers. protesters are taking a pause. they said they would stop tuesday morning, they pulled down barricades. today, wednesday, is the day before the king's birthday. it is clean-up day. this is going to be one of the big sites for the king's birthday on thursday. right now the protesters agreed to stop everything, they'll move everyone out of here. and now they are pitching in with the city workers and they are cleaning up the area. >> now, the ukrainian prime minister says he plans to go ahead with the ca
on this situation. >> in the city center, it does feel like a revolution is underway. the city hall has become a headquarters for protesters. all day, people came in. just have a look or enjoy the food and hot drinks or even to catch a nap. amidst all of this, a workman valiantly removes the carpet so that it won't get damaged in these extraordinary times. the problem for the opposition is: where do they go from here? how do they turn occupation into political victory? >> the way to resolve this crisis is through presidential and parliamentary elections. we have a resolution in the government of ukraine. this government should resign. >> pictures have emerged from sunday night that show the police were, at times, brutal in their treatment of protesters and journalists. anton is a photographer, beaten by riot police. he pleaded with them to stop. these are his bruises. this is all that's left of his camera. the police were also on the receiving end. officials say 35 were hurt by protesters. some are in hospital. away from the city center, there are no protests, just the grim routine of life in
from different locations on the city on descending on government house, that is the main target of the protest and wayne reports now on their progress. >> reporter: the leader of the antigovernment movement called for one more show of strength to topple the governmentments. protesters are on long journey to cross the thai capitol bangkok and call it the final battle and say the objective was cle clear. the protest started a month ago with the stated aim of returning power to the people and as they began the long march the prime minister made a concession. >> translator: brothers and sisters of thailand, i'm yingluck shinawatra the prime minister of thailand and i would like to notify everyone after listening to opinions on all sides i decided to request a royal decree to resolve parliament this year. >> reporter: the goals of the protesters have changed and as they arrived at the office of the prime minister it became clear that a new election wasn't enough. >> translator: dissolving parliament doesn't matter and we have come here because we want to restore the monarchy and
cancer medication. is this really saving money? the growing trend to try and eliminate state and city workers in an effort to save the state money. they turn these over to the private health care companies, are they saving money? yes, there is a cost savings, but when you start throwing in lawsuits, cost taxpayers more than a million dollars, those lawsuits can start to really add up. >> since we've gone to privatization weren't there always problems with health care? >> there were problems, problems that were documented. there are problems with prison health care now. prison health care has been a long ongoing issue in this country but the statistics are quite certain. when you look at what happened there, particularly in arizona, the number of deaths since privatization have gone way up. also the number of suicides have gone way up. that's because these private companies are cutting back for services for mental health. >> i think there are a lot of people who with all due respect will say, these people have been put in prison for a reason. how much does the system actually owe them?
to come out to watch what is going on. but there are still tens of thousands of those in the city who are preferring to stay under forces at the airport. >> a suicide-bomber drove a car explosive into the main gates and building. the ministry complex has been targeted because u.s. drones were being operated from there. >>> seven filipinos killed in an attack. they were working the hospital at military headquarters. 10 million filipinos work overseas. >>> we have more from kiev and anti-government protests. >> reporter: there has been a headline set for demonstrators in kiev to take city hall. let's take you live to kiev. >> reporter: in the last few minutes we heard from the opposition meeting behind me at the trade union house, which they've been using as protest headquarters throughout the demonstration. their initial reaction is how can we negotiate and hold talks when we are surrounded by riot police. that's their message to the government. now they have not ruled out completely the idea of talks. they have been willing to negotiate, and that is the removal of president yanukovych
, it was about the same time ms. tech city. tech city is this country's most important technology clusters and in fact one of the world's most important technology clusters. the fact that the government and private sector can work together , if you look at media city and manchester and every other big city, tech city has provided a blueprint by which these clusters of businesses can come together. the most important thing is atop the story up in terms of how successful tech city has been to this country. there are so many other things that can be done. the doubling of the start up an important part of backing a proven winner which is small business. >> one of the things i've yet to truly feel is the link from a geographical point of view between what is a hundred meters down the road that way and what is a hundred meters up the road that weight. we saw the technology boom collapse in 2000, what that did was act as a kickstart her for what was a huge evolution of the tech scene. with having a similar thing in financial services. it is get these two -- starting but you sense that we are in t
in the city of tripoli and they have taken sides in the war in neighboring syria and people have been putting up barricades to protect their homes from snipers. and a rebel group says it sees an army base where an up rising began 2 1/2 years ago and released a statement on sunday night saying it took a weapons depo on the city and took the weapons and ammunitions and military gear from the base. to egypt says they are one step closer to holding elections and it will allow the army to try civilians in military courts and let it decide who the defense minister will be for the next eight years and the political parties based on religion, that is bad news for the deposed muslim brotherhood and go to a referendum next year and elections will take place in six months and we are in cairo and basically we are hearing it will bolster the military's hand and the parties, are those the highlights? >> those are the highlights and there was one additional change that took place last night before the draft was finalized. originally the plan was to have the constitution put to referendum and parliamentary e
>> this is al jazeera america. live from new york city i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. scores of world leaders travel osearchto south africa for the l this week. snow and high winds as the u.s. finds itself in a deep chill. world leaders from nearly 100 nations are making their way to south africa to honor one man: nelson mandela. among those already in south africa former u.s. president jimmy carter who is in johannesburg. kofe annan. and the former president of ireland is there. dozens of others are en route. president obama and the first lady left for south africa, board air force 1 joined by george bush and his wife. are ali velshi is leading our team in johannesburg. ali, set the scene for us literally hours before the event tomorrow in johannesburg. >> well it's gone cold, tony, it's raining tonight in johannesburg. it was a clear day. police were setting up barricades and rerouting. you could see dignitaries coming in and police convoys. as you said jimmy carter is here as well. george w. bush, bill clinton will be here, world leaders from all over the p
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looting and vandalism are rampant. as most government troops and police have fled the city about four hundred and sixty thousand people are seeking refuge inside and outside the country. the un security council is taking steps to get the situation in the central african republic under control. it has authorized african and french troops be sent to the country to help restore security and order. the security council unanimously passed a resolution proposed by the chair country france the council has authorize the deployment of more african union or eu troops for one year. french troops will also be sent to assist them. the resolution says the security council will consider giving the eu forces un peacekeeper status. if the situation in the country doesn't improve within three months. the eu plans to deploy more than thirty five hundred troops in the country french president francois alliance says the situation is becoming serious too. we decided to actively be due to the urgency of the situation starting tonight to go talk this over with the african union france is sending six hundred
[ music ] >>> this is al-jazeera america live from new york city. i am tony harris. we will look at today's top stories. investigators turn their focus to the data recorders pulled from the wreckage of a deadly train derailment in new york. the white house says healthcare.gov is running smoother than ever. insurance companies say it is far from fixed. protesters in thailand clash with police as the prime minister refuses calls to step down. >>> amazon says it wants to change what we know about doorstep delivery. ♪ >>> a if he hfederal investigat they will soon know the cause of sunday's deadly train derailment in new york city. the ntsb is now processing information from the train's black boxes. officials say at least 63 people were hurt and four people were killed when the train derailed as it rounded a curve. crews are still at the scene up right in toppled cars, trying to restore full service on one of the nation's busiest commuter rail line. jonathan martin joins us from the crash site. and jonathan, i believe we are standing by to get an update on the investigation soon >>
quarterbacking, but god how does this happen at this point. >> you look around, willie, new york city and we don't know right now what caused the wreck but we're consumers of new york city airport, we're consumers of new york city roads, we're consumers of new york city area trains and this really is some of the most battered, beaten up, crappie infrastructure in the nation. it's getting in and out of new york city is one thing i hate about this city. i love manhattan. but god -- >> it's a nightmare. we're a third world country in manhattan. a third world country when it comes to transportation. >> they are working on the airports. those are slowly but surely getting better. but i ride the subway home from work and sometimes you stand on the platforms and look at the tracks an look what's holding up the entire station you go oh, my god that's a relic. that turn, that speed in that turn. they have been making that turn for decades and decades. there was an accident in july with a freight train around that same spot. obviously something went very wrong there yesterday. >> one of the four fatalitie
they are sticking behind their men. >> thank you very much indeed. a 24 hour curfew is in the nigeria city after fighters attacked the international airport and an airforce base. military and government officials say dozens of people may be dead including 20 gunman. three aircraft, two helicopters and several cars were hit in the predawn attack and this is the latest live and what are you hearing about the events? >> according to eyewitness according hundreds of fighters stormed the air base and the airport setting off explosive devices and firing automatic weapons screaming god is great in arabic. and they were engaged with personnel in a five-hour battle that went from 2:00-7:00 a.m. and several military helicopters were lost in the fighting and military said more than 20 insurgents were killed and two airforce personnel were injured in the fighting. it has been difficult to get information out of this region because since the state of emergency was declared in the area, the fight and telecommunications have been cutoff because the military say that is how they communicate and that is why this
to whoever wants it. this was the kiev city christmas tree until a few days ago, but it has been transformed into a pillar of protest. the flags say that ukraine belongs in in europe. and yet the government here warning that these protests are inlegal, and they say that those involved will ultimately face the consequences. ukraine's deputy prime minister has been visiting moscow for talks with prime minister russia says it wants stability and order, but the ukraine government is hoping for money and cheaper gas so it can survive this crisis. the police have withdrawn to the president's office here they keep guard. she says your oath of loyalty is to ask the people not the politicians. don't beat us, but they do not respond. everyone is waiting to see what will happen if or when these men are given the order to take back the streets. barnaby phillips, al jazeera, kiev. >>> now to rory who is in the capitol of kiev. >> reporter: felicity remember that the reason why ukraine pulled out of the trade agreement with the european union at the end of november was because ukraine said that the benefi
charities which are helping the people, but food and water are limited in the city. there are almost half a million people around the country who have lost their homes. >> the french sent a fighter plane that flew low over the city in a way to intimidate the seleka and anti-balaka fighters. the big question is when will these people be able to go home, will they want to go home. more than 100 people have been killed in the past few days. the situation outside bangui is also unstable. >> in a 2-day summit on africa wrapped up in paris. the french president is calling for elections by 2015 to remove rebels who took control earlier this year. much of the u.s. is in the grip of a freezing. four homeless people froze to death. in california the ploughs can hardly keep up with the snow. the cold snap made driving dangerous, including the midwest. by inch. 4 numbers of in blooming tonne in indiana. snow and ice in the mid-atlantic. washington d.c. will be under a 24 hour storm watch. it is cold out there, and it looks like it will get colder. >> it's weather fit for polar bears and penn gins. th
by religious convictions connected to the war in syria. the army will stay in the city for six months. >> rebel fighters have been entered a down north-east of damascus. a town famous for its christian churches, and one of the last places people speak ara make, the language of jesus. rebels took over in september, but were forced out by the army. >> a 24 hour curfew was -- islamist fighters attacked on airport and air force base. dozens of people may be dead, including 20 of the gunmen. three aircraft, two helicopters and several craft were hit in the predawn attack. >> the details are a little sketchy, but according to the eyewitness, hundreds of boko haram stormed the airport and military airbase, setting off explosions. some were in trucks and according to the witnesses there were armoured personnel carriers used. the boko haram fighters were screaming god is great as they carri carried out their assault. some helicopters were damaged during the fighting, but they say that more than 20 boko haram fighters were killed, many wounded, and two air force personal were injured in the fighting that
, and the streets are cleaner particularly around the democracy monument. from 9am workers from the city came in and scrubed the streets. this was one of the first rallying of the protesters. it was the amnesty bill movement before. they'd been there for weeks, almost a month. this morning, for the king's birthday they came out and scrubbed the street. there was a protest march to the royal thai headquarters, in the dense shopping area. it closed down part of the main avenues in bangkok for an hour, hour and a half they could get through. we've seen in pattern. they were allowed in. they broke through, just a padlock. wandered around and left and went back out on their trucks. what we see here at democracy monument - people will clean out because they are preparing for the kings birthday celebrations tomorrow. >> and the question of of course is what happens after the king's birthday. is there a sense that the crisis will be resolved peacefully, that one of the two sides might stand up. >> right now we were looking at a stalemate. politically there has been no most, both sides have their main
. the leader is still on route from a government complex about 20km a way from the center of the city where we are. he'll be speaking on the platform behind me in the coming hours. it will take him time to travel the distance. so it will take some time. we'll hear from him this evening, what the next steps are going to be and how it will transition from street marches into a political process if they can do it. something they need to underline is the goal of the protestos is something deemed unconstitutional. let's see if they can come across that, before the elections on january 27th. >> scott heidler in bangkok. >> a comurter train collided with a lorry carrying liquid gas in jakarta. eight have died. we have this update from the scope. >> it's a serious train accident late morning at 11: 30. a commuter train ran into a fuel tanker, a truck that was trying to cross the tracks and was hit by the train. it was a huge explosion, a big fire. 20 people at least von brought to the hospital with burns. and now maybe eight people are confirmed dead. there's a huge crowd while police and rescue worke
apply to the national media. it extends into the provinces and other towns and cities in;f thailand where you'll find t.v. stations and their only purpose is to broadcast messages about a political group they're aligned with and spend time criticizing the opposition. >> during the unrest in 2010, he was in compile, but visible in video messages, exhorting protestors to hit the streets. these days, he is out of sight, avoiding the perception that he is the power behind his sister's government. the international media portray thailand as two camps, wealthy thais who oppose the chinewats and farmland, who back whoever the family puts on the ballot. >> the family has a great deal of support from the north, from the rural. >> the story as usual is more complex than that. >> the dynamic business class has fundamentally challenged. he is presented as like the face of the future. he is very good at portraying himself on t.v. >> he remains powerful because he has become so rich. the political crisis in thighland is complicate. i think it's very difficult for most people to understand, let al
there is more in the way of rain today and new york city with the quick burst of snow it will get washed out before another round moves in and we have a number of advisories posted and travel plans along i-95 you will encounter slick spots and give yourself plenty of time and of course make sure that you provide a little bit of extra space between you and the car ahead of you as well. across the great lakes we will see some light flakes of snow falling and as far as accumulation we will see more of that as we get in the day on tuesday, this is the timing of what we are dealing with today and through the morning and conditions will clear out and see a break in all the action and by tuesday we will be on the backside of the storm system, more moisture moves in with the cold air already if place and by tuesday morning snow moves right back into new york city and it looks like we will be in for the same conditions as we dealt with the last round and get the snow and freezing rain and plain rain before everything wraps up across the area. in the plains it's the dense fog causing problems in dalla
outside of germany cities the anti government protests in time in the days counting on monday tens of thousands of demonstrators take to the streets in the capsule on top and some occupied government buildings including the interior ministry. the mind the resignation of prime minister the roxy no walks what we've learned you can read about the significance that what's right. she really cares that hurdle in front of your whole soul and the love the conflict has been simmering for years the opposition the keys is indexed in a while to clean up hope that the russian psyche and home upon an attack seems to know what. he was ousted in two thousand and six. went into after collapsing can fix it. on the si dos pot holes of foul play. a life in the media if this government for two years now and the accusations against the serious and unjustified. somebody save me the prime minister survived a confidence vote in parliament and pulled out the identities of the government has invoked emergency collison tight security the protest continued throughout. . for instance the notes it is stepping u
for a nationwide strike on monday to bring government activities to a halt. i ching the mailman to newark city has encountered four passengers and injured sixty three others. it happened near a station in the bronx just after seven am local time on sunday the last day at the thanksgiving holiday it's believed the match illinois the train was carrying about one hundred and fifty passengers at the time he was on its way from the outskirts of new york bound for manhattan police say at least four of the eight cars left the track with some of them coming to rest on their sides that can happen your sharp curves that the cons still remains under investigation. well why did he actually didn't really know i can appreciate is the deep down i knew something had been near the river as the plane fell small plane because this is the wife all the airplanes to practise and there's a lot of off the airplane traffic cops in lehi on the hudson bus that was either plain or there was a big outside of the blood that ran really well when i showed up emergency crews were on scene they were pulling out of people helping p
. weather officials in shanghai are asking residents to stay indoors air pollution in the chinese city has hit a record high on sunday. the density of tiny airborne particles known as pm two point five reached its highest level since. city officials started publishing the day in june of last year he was two hundred twenty micrograms per cubic meter the safety level in japan is seventy. the air remain heavily polluted on monday the twenty four hour average for pm two point five reached two hundred and fifty nine micrograms per cubic meter shanghai authorities are asking citizens to stay indoors to avoid breathing that they are. kindergartens and schools have canceled all extracurricular activities air pollution in china worsens during the winter as people start using coal fired heaters. greenpeace says the government should do more to tackle fine airborne particles. particularly if it hopes to host the twenty twenty two winter olympics in beijing greenpeace as priests in their released the results of a study on pm two point five around the capital chinese authorities announced in september
to give up their weapons to french troops. the french patrolled the capital city today, trying to disarm rival muslim and christian fighters who killed 400 people over the weekend. we'll have a report from the c.a.r. later in the program. the prime minister of thailand called for new elections today, in the face of protests against her rule. the opposition has accused her of corruption, insisting again she must go. john sparks of "independent television news" reports from bangkok. >> reporter: protest leaders called it the day of reckoning. a time to do-or-die. when their call was answered on the streets of bangkok by more than 150,000 people. and each one seemed determined to topple the thai government. >> we've got to get them out. we're playing our last card. >> reporter: they've been at it for weeks. a rolling protest against the government of prime minister yingluck shinawatra. with demonstrators converging on government headquarters this morning, the thai prime minister made a surprise announcement. she disolved the government. >> miss yingluck who sounded shaken said let the peopl
at the timing. lots of cold air in place. on 4 o'clock that's when we'll see the snow in new york city. it looks like we may not see much, but we are finally seeing the snow come down past new york, and then we'll get a mix of the warmer air surge from the south and the wintry weather will change to rain, so the monday morning commute will be a bit nasty. >> breaking news out of iraq where 16 are dead after a series of bombings across baghdad. it occurred in are predominantly shiite muslim district. violence in iraq has reached levels not seen in years. >> south korea raised the stakes expand its air defense zone. it follows a move by china. the south ean and chinese areas overlap. japan says they'll talk with their neighbours about access. >> it's a direct response to china's extension of its air zone. that extension overlaps seen's air defense zone and pertinently japan's one. china and japan over the island. that's an area includeing a reef. there is a south korean scientific research station built on that, it has a helipad on it and is under de facto south korean control. because of an accid
city commuter train that left four passengers killed and dozens more injured. they say the metro north train was going 82 miles an hour! >> wow. >> into a sharp curve that had a 30 miles an hour speed limit. that, folks s a bad combination. but it is still too soon, they say, to determine who or what is to blame here. a lot of questions. cnn's renee marsh is following developments for us. >> reporter: john and zoraida, we know this morning how fast that commuter train was going but still don't know why. the report shows that the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles an hour as it went into a 30-mile-an-hour curve. that is too fast for an approach that had a speed limit of 70 and way too fast for the curve's 30 miles per hour limit. deepening the mystery, the ntsb says in two minutes, the train insplikly went 82 before jumping the track. mechanical problem or human error is too early to tell. rockefeller, 20-year veteran of the record, why was the train going so fast? we know investigators say he tried to brake but the train didn't stop according to a law enforcement official. t
that have been doubts over the readiness of the mexico city truck the korean race perhaps one of the least popular sustained heavy losses in the start order for but rubble and tarmac rallies is changing. next year at the start order for day one will be based on championship classification order for drivers. days two and twenty drivers will race in the affairs of the confiscation order. with hopes to get a better show for five. reduce the use of slowing tactic. in the dubai ladies masters but in the riot cops knock the rust offered a look that impressive but the free sixty seven and up to the opening round. oil rose on it when the ladies european tour accessories order of merit last week having her postcards for the twenty fourteen season. it's the new color to the cabin to have a chance to break clear of a crowded leaderboard but it makes the pretty parts the hosts to us the other main contender for the title track of the full well that was derailed when she got to the greens the biggest show the whole design of the rookie of the year award for the closing holes and was tied for sixth of a
and the truck were found abandoned outside mexico city on wednesday. two armed men stole the vehicle on monday, not far from where the cargo was found. officials say the radioactive material had been removed from its protective container. authorities sealed off a 500 meter perimeter and sent a team in to recover it. cobalt 60 is used in cancer treatments and other medical applications. the international atomic energy agency has been urging countries to take steps to prevent the material from falling into the wrong hands. >>> japan's latest stimulus plan has been approved. it's supposed to further boost the economy. ron madison has the details on that. >> that is the hope, of course. there has been a bit of concern about whether the economy could actually shoulder the weight of the planned contac hikes. they're hoping to count ernie negative effects the higher tax may bring. it works out to just about $54 billion. cabinet ministers are hoping the measure will help the economy keep expanding and want to support low income earners who might be affected by the tax hike. nearly $14 billion will go
that are threatening to unseat the president. now section was kiev are out of his control. the city's police chief has been suspended after the violent tactics used to evict the protesters were here. more prominent scouts are expected. there have been round table talks between the opposition parties and the government at the initiative of the parliamentary speaker here in kiev. but the only thing that has come out of those talks is the demand for the cabinet to be dissolve. and coming from the three rings of the west of the ukraine was first to respond to the opposition's call for a nationwide strike. he runs a ski rental business with 20 employees. >> i cannot stand it. the police are under the control of yanukovych. >> reporter: the president is set to travel to china and russia in the coming days, but he'll be leaving behind him a country descending ever deeper in crisis. a crisis that president putin can do little to help him with. >> and new footage shows how violent the clashes were on sunday. the police are accused of using unnecessary violence when trying to break up the demonstration. those u
in the city and consist of conscious of the violence of the last four days. but least three people that don't reach hundreds more were injured as police and guardian online events to unfold. protests as the knights to continue their campaign. we don't want to dissolve parliament until the new elections to lose any weight. we want to see what we can leave the country it's unclear where she is looking for here. the prime minister has said she's willing to do anything it takes to end the process. i use the term success. he opens the system was turned over power to late to cancel of course by this novel has more now from the protest site. sure it would take it out below foil so it should charlotte loved the color and i'll take that picture you will be in a row the show the cocky they go up to honor apostolic included. yet the will to live but the idea that the picture you can go the common law the police wanted to get clear about the lucky one. you had to travel. the treaty it to him that made it to cook a couch this lying around that movie can be. each option will be taken to the gal that pick
aye aye. the city of berlin ukrainian opposition. just a no confidence but still. it's trafficking. that time the standby. russian dancer gets six years for ordering an attack on the artistic director. all starallot. in the mostly you can even got going a step back of the opposition the conscience vote on images seen on the government remains in office. it did to defuse tension prime minister because of the top says he's ready to talk. as soon as the demonstrators and their blockade of official buildings in the cap the truth is the spot by president viktor yanukovich his decision to abandon a planned street even the eu now he's departed for an official visit to china protesters are angrier than ever. after the no confidence built tail. despite this setback in parliament the demonstrators in tm are bound to continue their protests until the government go the new rule would you even if the government disregards when people get an illegitimate regime. we need to form a government that respects all rules and our right to vote. it is a problem along. the afternoon due to the parliamenta
and they are here to reassure people and protect them and soon they'll be disarming the various groups in this city. that isn't happening yet. the rules of engagement mean the french can only shoot when they come under attack. >> translator: there are lots of people calling us directly on the phone telling us that selica forces are attacking and when we arrive there is no one there so we have to play a game of cat and mouse. >> muslims are being killed too. these men are mourning the death of a community leader. they want the french to stay but not to interfere in their political process. >> translator: has to stay and france has to help us hold elections so we can choose a president deserving of that name. and lead the country. jotadea has to stay for the transition. >> there are some people who are comparing this to rwanda in 1994. the genocide there killed hundreds of thousands of people. there are differences. that was ethnic violence. here it is sectarian. and religious leaders are preaching peace, not hate. >> translator: there's a growing atmosphere of vengeance. you can't call it geno
towns the best of gunfire between two rival districts in the new plant in the city of tripoli. the tyranny that it's one of the case from the other heel. separate each july st. i am getting a good speech gets the majority sunni muslims he backs the study results. he's like mine aristide supporters of president bashar al asad. on saturday sunday gunmen shot him and his brother controls like minister. the incident sparked cost by this time i see the city. children were taught in schools which they didn't of course a few benchtops we are receiving a lot of wounded and corpses come on in between the two districts and tiffany. sure beats population is eighteen this and send me an email sent on a likes. tensions between the two factions date back to devon on civil war it had been heightened by the complex across the board and syria. many soldiers had been deployed in the case of ctc is ok that. to respond to the sporadic sniper fire the us human rights she says there's mounting evidence that syrian government officials including president bashar assad himself all the rides crimes ag
no further than shanghai. that chinese city has ranked top in math, reading, and science among teenagers. a new global report says that east asian schools are at the top of academic excellence by tackling tough classrooms and abandoning rote learning. things were not so good for students in the united states. a 15-year-old there jailed in math and were average for reading and science. france is above average in reading and writing but has reading and math, now in 20 fifth place. we leave you with that. you are watching "france 24." >> i am joined on the set by mrs. rush -- -- what is making headlines this morning? >> we start with syria and the question of bashar al-assad. i will go straight away the independent newspaper in the u.k.. bashar al-plicated assad in war crimes. you can see the piece there. the u.n. is keeping full lists of suspected war criminals. the evidence -- until the evidence is requested for an incredible -- four a credible investigation. more broadly on the situation seery, it is a story not being covered as much as usual compared to the events on the ground. when th
of people in the city but also thousands outside who don't have access to humanitarian assistance. >> yes, it's a desperate situation. i was at a camp today at a catholic mission, and several thousand peoples are camping out in the open. i say a little baby girl, many children, almost half of the 7,000 will be children. they have no clean water, not very much food, no toilets. so it's a very serious health hazard, and we have to get aid to them. the security situation has to approve, so it's important the forces deploy into areas to provide protection. at that camp there were only four african peacekeepers but it's also out in the rural areas. i was nine hours from here at the capital going through ghost villages with people that fled into the bush. >> reporter: many people in this country don't have access to even any shelter. they are hiding in the bush, and that is destroying their lives and their livelihood. >> there's a hidden emergency out in the remote parts of the central african republic. these villages are being burned to the ground and people are in the bush. children are vulne
. but there are still tens of thousands much people in the city who are preferring to stay at home or in churches, or under protection of french and african forces at the airport. >> now to ukraine where antigovernment protestors are being urged to stand their ground. as police started barricading. more from felicity. >> yes, folly, vitale klichko, party of the jailed opposition leader says its headquarters have been raided by masked men who took a computer server. >>> situation in kiev remains tense as police surround the protestors, angry at their president's decision to reject the eu trade deal. despite snow and plummeting temperatures they continue to blockade government buildings. they also blocked off independence square which has been at the very heart of the protests. >>> well meanwhile, president viktor yanukovych has given his first indication he might be willing to listen to protestors. square prison cell. >>> live now to al jazeera's tim friend in kiev, overlooking the protests. what more do we know about what happened then? >> well, felicity, i think this marks a pretty significant e
in unlikely places. you can haiku aficionado in this part of the city. this is the belgian national prison. >> translator: okay. please write your poem on this postcard. if you drop it in the mailbox, it will be sent to matsuyama. >> reporter: volunteers arrange weekly sessions where the prisoners write haiku and share them with their fellow inmates. >> translator: you are so far away. i broke the rules of the world. now i ponder my fate. >> reporter: thanks to this haiku mailbox, many poems make their way from belgium to matsuyama. the best of them are published in a specialist magazine founded over 40 years ago. this woman helps select the poems for the magazine. she says the spirit of haiku can be shared no matter what language they're written in. >> translator: haiku are a wonderful medium for communication. they are a great way to express yourself. and to share part of yourself with others. >> reporter: from japan, haiku are spreading around the world. they are the shortest form of poetry, but the links they forge are global. takashi ichinose, nhk world. >>> it's been a pleasant past
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